Frosty Friday

Kick off your holiday season with all day shopping in Downtown Frederick! Parking in downtown will be FREE, shops & eateries will be open early and stay open late, plus there is a free trolley that circulates downtown every 15 minutes to make your day a breeze.

Special events include horse-drawn carriage rides, a festive kick-off at 9AM, caroling and live music, all-day shopping, and more! Frosty Friday is presented by Woodsboro Bank with support from Common Market Co-Op.


 

 

FROSTY FRIDAY CARRIAGE RIDES

Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride around Downtown Frederick! Each carriage ride lasts approximately 20 minutes and can accommodate up to 12 passengers. Rides are $12 per passenger. Small children under the age of 3 can ride in your lap without a ticket.

PICK-UP LOCATION: 327 N Market St

PURCHASE TICKETS: bit.ly/downtownfrederick  *Advance purchase is required and tickets will sell out.

 

MAIN SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Frosty Friday Kick-off @ 30 N Market St (9am) | Downtown Frederick gift bags, while supplies last; Live music

Live Music (all day, 9am-9pm) | Locations TBD

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides (10am-3pm) | Purchase tickets in advance at bit.ly/downtownfrederick

Festival of Trees @ 24 E Church St (10am-4pm)

Ornament Decorating @ 30 N Market St (10am-12pm) | Decorate an ornament to hang on our community Snowflake Tree

Snowflake Tree @ 30 N Market St (11am-4pm) | After you do your holiday shopping, stop by the Snowflake Tree with receipts from at least two downtown businesses, totaling $100+ and pick out a special gift donated by a downtown business, while supplies last

Santa @ 30 N Market St (12-3pm)

Holiday Events in Everedy Square & Shab Row (12-9pm) | Moana, Elsa & Anna’s Arrival at 6pm; Santa’s arrival at 7pm

Santa-Yourself Selfie Station @ 30 N Market St (3-5pm)

Holiday Tree Lighting (4pm-sundown) @ 7th Street Fountain Park / intersection of Market St & 7th St | Join us as we light Downtown Frederick’s new holiday tree lights!

Holiday Cocktail Competition (4-7pm) | Info TBD

Free Downtown Trolley (3-9pm) | See below for trolley stop locations

Free Hot Cocoa & S’mores (4-9pm) | Locations TBD

 

 

HOLIDAY LIGHTS UNVEILING

Join us at sundown at the 7th Street Fountain to celebrate Downtown Frederick’s new holiday lights! There will be activities for all ages, carolers and good cheer as we light up downtown with thousands of sparkling new lights. Curious about the holiday lights project? Learn more at downtownfrederick.org/holiday-lights.

 

 

TROLLEY STOPS

While you’re here, take advantage of the free trolley! The trolley runs every 15 minutes from 3pm – 9pm and has five convenient stops throughout downtown. It’s completely free! Just hop on and ride. Download a trolley route map here.

Little Pottery Shop | 117 N East St

Delaplaine Arts Center | 40 S Carroll St

Patrick Street Stop | 33 E Patrick St

Brewer’s Alley | 124 N Market St

Bravura Arts and Framing | 428 N Market St

 

 

LIVE MUSIC

Live music will fill the streets all day during Frosty Friday! Enjoy the ambiance as you stroll between shops, or find individual performance times and locations listed below. Information TBD

 

 

HOT COCOA + S’MORES STATIONS

Warm up with free hot cocoa and s’mores at the below locations. Stations will open beginning at 4pm and will stay in business until 9pm, or until supplies run out. Locations TBD

 

 

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL COMPETITION

Stop by participating locations from 4-7pm and for their special $5 Holiday Cocktail… or non-alcoholic Mocktail! Take a sip, try a few, and vote for your favorite in the Holiday Cocktail Competition photo alum on our Facebook page. ** Locations offering non-alcoholic mocktails are listed with an *   Locations TBD

 

 

EATERIES OPEN FOR BREAKFAST AT 8AM

  • Locations TBD

 

 

SHOP ALL DAY! PARTICIPATING STORES OPEN FROM 9AM-9PM

  • Locations TBD

 

Start:

November 29, 2019 8:00 AM

End:

November 29, 2019 9:00 PM

Fees & Tickets

Frosty Friday Carriage Rides
$12.00

Horse-drawn Carriage Rides, 10am-3pm

Event Venue

Address:

Downtown Frederick, MD